Success Story: Raezella

— Upon admission, Raezella was having difficulty with balance, transfers, walking and difficulty performing activities of daily living. She also demonstrated weakness in both upper and lower extremities. Raezella received Physical therapy three times a week for eight weeks. Following her physical therapy treatment, she was ambulating with Modified Independence with use of front wheeled walker... Read More

Happy Birthday!

— Residents Barb B. Lucille V. Vernon E. Myrna H. Mary B. Staff Jenn M. Josh H. Brittany M. Calvin G.

Letter from the Administrator

— As this newsletter is coming out Christmas will soon be upon us. This is a good time to review the marking of resident clothing, blankets, and coats which you may bring in as gifts for your loved one. Recently we have purchased a labeling machine which allows us to mark and label resident items in... Read More

Special Events

— Dec. 7th Hot Cocoa Bar at 10am Dec. 9th Hope Lutheran Church of Ankeny Caroling at 3pm Dec. 13th Wine and Cheese Party at 3pm Dec. 20th Music with Paul D at 10am Dec. 21st Pizza Party at 10am & Decorate Gingerbread Houses at 2pm Dec. 24th Resident Christmas Party Dec. 25th Merry Christmas Dec.... Read More

How To Stop Aging On The Outside

— While there’s no single secret to holding off the effects of aging, there are plenty of things that can be done to help. Here are some suggestions. Antioxidants are absolutely one of your best weapons against aging! Eat plenty of antioxidants as you age, such as dark vegetables and fruits like carrots, squash and spinach... Read More

A Short History Lesson on Veterans Day

— The First World War was known as “the war to end all wars” and was a war with a large social and political impact on the world, even still today. Many men fought in the war, and while the United States entered the war late and suffered the fewest casualties of all of the participating... Read More

Special Events

— November 9th Veterans Day Service 3:00pm November 14th Happy Hour and Ice Cream Floats November 15th Music with Paul D November 16th Pizza Party November 17th Resident and Family Thanksgiving Meal at 12:00pm -All Families are welcome! November 22nd Happy Thanksgiving November 30th November Birthday Party

Happy Birthday!

— Residents Lavonne S. Blanche F. Staff Shannon S. Susan T.

October Word Search

— Find the 15 words listed below. Find words straight across, up and down, and diagonally. All words are forwards reading only. No backwards. Good luck! Word List BRAIN CANCER DESSERT FIRE HALLOWEEN PREVENTION PUMPKIN PUZZLE SLEEP SPIDER STRETCH SUDOKU SUGAR THERAPY WALK  

Thank You to Staff

— Doug Wood Administrator Lindsey Dietz Director of Nursing Stacey Wood Assistant Director of Nursing Tonya Strovers Activity Director Leslie Miller Activity Assistant Shelly Matheney Social Services Director Gabby Green Wound Nurse Manager Danielle Mott Rehab Director Mindy Hall Dietary Director Calvin Goodman Maintenance Director Brandi Lafrenz Business Office Manager